But how exactly does one pronounce Triratna? We’re delighted to bring you this short video from around the retreat making the point that - maybe - it doesn’t matter toooooo much: the main thing is that we’re now Triratna, whatever way you say it...!
Thanks to Viriyalila from the FreeBuddhistAudio team for putting it together.
Around the world FWBO/Triratna centres have been holding their own name-change ceremonies, and we’ve photos of some of the special shrines created for the purpose - the ones shown come from Amsterdam and Brighton. Amsterdam's shows their shrine at the start of their ceremony - stripped back to the bare essentials; Brighton's at the end, filled with offerings from those present.
Meanwhile the Order Information Service writes to say -
“The private ordination of all 16 women attending the 3-month ordination course at Akasavana in Spain will take place between 31st May and 4th June. The Public Ordination will start mid-morning on 8th June, local Spanish time”.